2015: Walk-on fullback who joined the squad in the spring of 2013... has tremendous strength from many hours spent in the weight room... did not appear in a game in his senior season... played in two games in his career with no statistics.
2014: Did not see any game action in his second season in the program.
2013: Played fullback for the first time since middle school... saw action in two games, playing against Coastal Carolina and in the bowl win over Wisconsin... did not record any statistics.
2011-12: Did not participate in football.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C., graduating in 2011... played nose guard and linebacker for two seasons before moving to offensive tackle as a senior.
PERSONAL: Garrison Gist was born May 23, 1993... graduated in May 2015 with a degree in art history... has competed in weightlifting competitions... father, Anquan Gist, played safety at The Citadel.